Following a game one victory on Friday, the Miami Marlins will look to win the series with a victory in game two on Saturday night. Brad Penny will oppose Alfredo Simon on the mound.
|PROJ ERA||FIP||ERA||MARLINS||Reds||ERA||FIP||PROJ ERA|
Brad Penny had his contract selected in a move that sent Edgar Olmos back to Triple-A on Saturday. Penny was signed to a minor league contract in June, and has posted a 2.28 ERA and 2.87 FIP with New Orleans.
Alfredo Simon gets the start for the Reds, coming off of a five inning outing against Indians. Simon allowed five runs and walked three while striking out one.
|MIAMI MARLINS||CINCINNATI REDS|
|Christian Yelich - LF||Billy Hamilton - CF|
|Donovan Solano - 2B||Jay Bruce - RF|
|Giancarlo Stanton - RF||Todd Frazier - 1B|
|Casey McGehee - 3B||Devin Mesoraco - C|
|Garrett Jones - 1B||Ryan Ludwick - LF|
|Marcell Ozuna - CF||Skip Schumaker - 2B|
|Jarrod Saltalamacchia - C||Kristopher Negron - 3B|
|Adeiny Hechavarria - SS||Zack Cozart - SS|
|Brad Penny - RHP||Alfredo Simon - RHP|
Donovan Solano gets the start at second base, with the Marlins otherwise going with their regular right-handed pitcher lineup against Simon. Jarrod Saltalamacchia will catch Brad Penny and bat seventh.
-Can Miami win consecutive games? After back to back series losses, the Marlins have the chance to win the set against the Reds.
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Bold Prediction: Marlins def. Reds 2-0